Posted on June 29 2017


The LifeStraw team is committed to redefining the safe drinking water space through technology innovation and product quality and design. In doing so, our work is driving sustainable access to safe drinking water by engaging governments, donors, and individual consumers to understand the problem and become an active part of the solution.

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Posted on June 22 2017

Invisible People: Changing the Story of Homelessness

Since its launch in November 2008, Invisible People has leveraged the power of video and the massive reach of social media to share the compelling, gritty, and unfiltered stories of homeless people from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

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Posted on June 15 2017

Back in the Saddle: A Paralyzed Rider’s Mission to Become World Champion

Paralyzed in a car accident days before her 18th birthday, Amberley Snyder grew up racing rodeo horses and dreamed of becoming a world champion barrel racer. Despite a medical prognosis that she may never walk again, Snyder motivated herself to get back on her horse. Now, when she isn’t giving motivational speeches she competes in rodeos, her dream of becoming world champion is still going strong.

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Posted on June 08 2017

Blind Veteran Participates in the Ironman Triathlon

Army Major Scott Smiley was blinded in Iraq in 2005, but that didn't stop him from competing in the epic Ironman Challenge.

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Posted on June 01 2017

For the Love of the Frame

Loren Worthington is a photographer with a unique perspective, both literally and figuratively. A spinal cord injury cost Worthington the use of three of his limbs and with that, his participation in sports. Almost two decades later, he reconnected with his passion for athletics, but this time from behind a photographer's lens.

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Posted on May 25 2017

Texas Woman Helps Homeless Man Build New Life

When Ginger Sprouse used to come across homeless people, she would only give them her two cents. But after she decided to change her approach, the new Ginger did something she never expected.

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Posted on May 18 2017

11-Year-Old Designs Cup for Grandfather With Parkinson’s Disease

Lily Born invented something to help make her grandfather's life and the life of others who have Parkinson's disease a little better.

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Posted on May 11 2017

Paralyzed Cyclist Rides on Toward One Million Miles

Danny Chew is one of the most celebrated long-distance cyclists in the United States. He’s won Race Across America multiple times and even founded the Dirty Dozen—a popular bike race up the steepest hills in his hometown of Pittsburgh. For years, Chew has been working toward his ultimate goal of logging one million miles on a bike; but his life took a tragic turn when an accident left him without the use of his legs.

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Posted on May 04 2017

Teen Who Lost His Arms Becomes Unlikely Basketball Hero

All 13-year-old Jamarion Styles wanted to do was play basketball. But he lost his hands as an infant, and other kids wouldn't give him a chance. However, his hard work and effort finally paid off once he got to middle school.

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Posted on April 27 2017

Possible Pat

Pat 'Passquale' Brocco started his transformation journey by walking to the store. He finished over 300 pounds lighter.

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